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Ly Son island


Ly Son is the only island district of Quang Ngai, located to the northeast, 15 nautical miles from the mainland. The island is the remains of a volcano with 5 mouths, formed 25-30 million years ago. Ly Son consists of two islands: Lon Island (Ly Son, or Cu Lao Ré), Be Island (Bo Bai islet) in the north of Big Island, and Cu Cu Island in the East of Big Island.
Time to visit Ly Son Island
Ly Son has two distinct seasons: the rainy season (lasting from September to February next year) and the dry season (lasting from March to August). The best time to visit Ly Son Island is:
From June to September, the weather is quite nice and sunny, suitable for going to the beach
Places not to be missed when traveling to Ly Son
1 – Archway
To Vo Gate – the most beautiful natural lava arch in Vietnam about 2.5m high is a destination you cannot ignore when visiting Ly Son Island. From the main jetty, go to Ly Son’s welcome gate, turn left to go to the small road near Duc Pagoda, you will see a small cliff near the sea. From To Vo Gate, looking to the South is a rich fishing village of fishermen on the island. Catching the sunset at To Vo Gate is an interesting experience you should try.
2 – Hang pagoda
Hang Pagoda is located in the northeast of Thoi Loi mountain – the highest mountain of the five mountains is the evidence for the volcanic eruption on this island. The road to Hang pagoda was climbing along the edge of the sea. In front of Hang Pagoda, on a vertical cliff about 20m high, carved with 4 Chinese characters, painted in yellow “Thien Khong Thach Tu” as to inform visitors that there is a temple in this cave. Once inside the temple, burn an incense stick, pray to the Buddha in the incense smoke, visitors will feel like they are falling into the fairy realm.
3 – Thoi Loi Peak
If you want to admire the whole of Ly Son island, you go to Thoi Loi peak – the highest peak of Ly island (149m). On that 2.5 million-year-old crater there was a freshwater lake use on both Big Island and Little Island. The magic is called “creating life in the death” by the people here. Besides, at the top there is also a flagpole fluttering with the national flag.
4 – Be Island
Little Island is also known as An Binh Island, located about 2 nautical miles from Big Island to the North, visitors can travel by canoe from island to island. It has about 100 households living, sticking to garlic cultivation and fishing. Be Island is pristine with a wonder beautiful beach, clear water and white sand.
5 -Hang Cau
Hang Cau (located in Dong hamlet, An Hai commune, at the foot of Thoi Loi mountain to the northeast) is eroded by waves and sea breeze, “deeply carved” into the mountain and formed thousands of years ago from lava. It takes about 15 minutes to move from the district center to Hang Cau. Here the air is very fresh, the wind blows and the waves all year round the rock formations creating a wild, poetic but majestic picture.
6 – Hon Mu Cu
Mu Cu is in the east of Ly Son island, 3.2 km from the center of the district close to the docking area of ​​Hai An boats. Mu Cu is located close to Big Island, the smallest and uninhabited island. There are black stones created by the natural hand. You can watch the sunrise at the island of Cu Cu.
7 – Garlic field
Coming to the “kingdom of garlic”, do not miss visiting the garlic fields on Ly Son island. Due to the soil, Ly Son garlic is different from other garlic growing areas. Walking among the garlic plants smells in the air and watching how people take care of the garlic plants is a good experience.


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